Posts tagged "Mary Chapin Carpenter"

Official Showcase Artists Chosen for 30th Annual Folk Alliance International Conference

Folk Alliance International has announced the Official Showcase artists for its 30th annual conference taking place February 14-18, 2018, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. [To continue reading this article -- which includes a listing of Official Showcase artists -- click on the headline.]
Remembering Rosalie Sorrels, 1933-2017

Remembering Rosalie Sorrels, 1933-2017

Rosalie Sorrels, an Idaho songbird who wrote heartfelt, expressive, often deeply personal songs of love and loss, loneliness, poverty and social injustice, and sung them in her fluid, mellifluous yet sometimes heartbreaking voice, passed away June 11 at the Reno, Nevada home of her daughter, where she had been living for the past several years. [To read an article about the much-admired singer-songwriter and storyteller, from which the above is excerpted, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 09-14-12

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 09-14-12

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem's Some Bright Morning (Signature Sounds) tops this week's Roots Music Report folk radio chart, while Mary Chapin Carpenter's Ashes and Roses is the #1 album on roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]

Philadelphia Folk Festival Set for Aug. 17-19

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Mary Gauthier, Tracy Grammer, John Hiatt, Brother Sun, The Holmes Brothers, Little Feat, Mark Erelli, Lori McKenna, Atwater-Donnelly, Paul Thorn, Lucinda Williams, rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson, The HillBenders, Red Clay Ramblers, Roosevelt Dime and Spuyten Duyvil are among the dozens of artists and acts slated to perform during the 51st annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 17-19, at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. The festival is produced and presented by the nonprofit Philadelphia Folksong Society. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

AcousticMusicScene.com Hosts Song Swaps and Mini-Showcases at Falcon Ridge and Huntington Folk Festivals This Summer

AcousticMusicScene.com will host song swaps and mini-showcases during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 22-24, and the Huntington Folk Festival, August 6. Both festivals take place in New York State. {to view the entire article, including schedules, click on the headline.]

24 Acts Selected for 2011 Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists Showcase

Twenty-four artists/bands have been selected from among hundreds of applicants to perform in the Falcon Ridge/Grassy Hill Emerging Artists Showcase during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival on Friday afternoon, July 22, 2011, from noon to 4:30 p.m. They are Brooke Annibale, Blair Bodine, Brittany Ann, Ellen Bukstel, Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli, Friction Farm, Bulat Gafarov, Sharon Goldman, Jason Myles Goss, ilyAIMY, Layah Jane, Devlin Miles, Louise Mosrie, My Brothers Banned, Occidental Gypsy, Karyn Oliver, Pesky J. Nixon, Grace Pettis, Paul Sachs, Putnam Smith, Split Tongue Crow, Suzie Vinnick, Gail Wade, and The Whispering Tree. [To view the entire article, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 02-18-11

Barton Hollow, the debut album by Americana-folk duo The Civil Wars, continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Albums by Bobby Long, Malcolm Holcombe, Jonathan Byrd and Mary Chapin Carpenter follow. {To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 02-11-11

Barton Hollow, the debut album by Americana-folk duo The Civil Wars, retains the top spot on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Albums by Malcolm Holcombe, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Jonathan Byrd and Abigail Washburn follow. [To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

2011 Grammy Nominees Named

Nominees in more than 100 categories have been named for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 on CBS. [To read the article, including a list of nominees in select categories, click on the headline.]

‘The Peter Yarrow Sing-Along Special’ Airs on PBS Stations

The Peter Yarrow Sing-Along Special, featuring some of America’s favorite folk songs performed by Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul & Mary, Yarrow’s daughter Bethany and cellist Rufus Cappadocia, Grammy Award-winning artists Mary Chapin Carpenter and Keb’ Mo', and percussionist Billy Jonas, airs on PBS stations through December 2010. Yarrow spoke with AcousticMusicScene.com recently. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 07-16-10

Albums by Tim O'Brien, Red Horse (the new trio comprised of Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky), and Crooked Still retain the top three spots on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Releases by Sally Spring and Mary Chapin Carpenter are in the fourth and fifth positions. The Folk Top 50 is posted here with permission. [To view the current Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, click on the headline.] Editor's Note: Next week's chart will be posted late since I will be attending -- and hosting late-night song swaps at -- the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 07-02-10

Mary Chapin Carpenter's The Age of Miracles continues in the top spot on the Roots Music Report's Folk Radio Chart, while Jakob Dylan's Women and Country and Tim O'Brien's Chicken & Egg moved into the #2 and #3 positions, respectively, last week. The Folk Top 50 is posted here with permission. [To view the current Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, click on the headline.]